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Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Hunting Park

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Police Tape 4400 Rising Sun Ave 7-14-12

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two Philadelphia police officers opened fire Friday night after a man got out of his car with a gun in the Hunting Park section of the city.

According to police, the incident occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday. A police sergeant with backup stopped a man in a 2007 BMW in the 4400 block of Rising Sun Avenue.

The man got out of his car, pointed a gun at the sergeant. The sear gent and one officer fire hitting the man three-four times.

The 28-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

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